Steven Walker was born in the North East of England, a grammar school boy, he is an Alumnus of the London School of Economics and Political Science, and has an MPhil in Child and Adolescent Mental Health. He qualified as a psychotherapist in 1992 and worked in CAMHS for 20 years as a practitioner and then Head of Child and Adolescent Mental Health at Anglia Ruskin University, where he designed and developed award-winning multi-disciplinary CAMH training. Steven has published 12 text books, presented his research at 10 International Conferences and published over 50 scholarly papers for International Journals.
Steven is a Unicef Children's Champion, Fellow of the Higher Education Institute, and a member of the Association of Family Therapists. Now semi-retired he still accepts work as an Expert Witness, is a volunteer Psychotherapist with Youth Enquiry Service and volunteers at Essex Wildlife Trust.